Absentee ballots available starting today

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Absentee ballots for city and school elections across the state will be available today at your county auditor's office.

The elections are held on November 5th of this year in a move made by Secretary of State Paul Pate to help boost off-year elections.

If you have requested to have an absentee ballot mailed to you, they will be mailed out today as well.